Bryan and Zoi have turned what was once a small scale garage into the city’s largest and longest running multi brand dealership. Employing staff and serving Ottawa riders for over 4 decades, this couple are truly dedicated to representing the motorcycle industry in the Ottawa area.
“For many of us the Ottawa Goodtime Centre. is not just a store, but rather a community of people with a shared passion for a positive lifestyle choice.” – Bryan Thoms
On the sales floor, a proud owner of a new highly option Vulcan 650, Pat Jones always puts customer service first. As head of our Financing Department she has a way with numbers and smiles. Pat was late bloomer to riding and didn’t start riding till she was 46, you’re never to old to start riding. Having moved on from her super retro Kawasaki 650 to the new Vulcan 650, she knows all about lowering and setting up a bike to fit just right, so if you are a bit smaller in height or need something a bit out of the usual, Pat is the one to see.
Riding a Triumph Daytona 675R, Skyler is proud to take care of his customers with finding the perfect motorcycle for them. Starting with us in 2015 he has learned the industry in and out and if you need to know anything he is the person to see on the sales floor! When he’s not working or riding you can find Skyler hiking in the Gatineau Hills with his dog Ellie.
Having travelled to over 40 countries, John lives the life of a rockstar. When he is back home in Ottawa John, an avid dirt bike enthusiast, can be found in our service department handling warranty related requests and is a recognizable face after 5+ years with OGC.
Olivia has been in the motorcycle industry for 4 years and is a graduate of the Motorcycle and Powersports program at Centennial College. Her current ride of choice is a Honda CBR500R. In her spare time she enjoys customizing her bike, going to the gym, and, longterm, she would like to get her red seal. Look for Olivia at the service counter. She will be happy to help you out!
Senior Service Technician
Because of his genuine interest in both technology and mechanics, Lucas decided to get into motorcycles because it is the best of both worlds. He grew up on a farm but came to the city to prove he can fix anything! When he is not at work, he plays hockey and softball plus he rides and enjoys classic bikes, namely his own, a 1985 nighthawk 550. Most of all, he loves snowmobiling!
Jake grew up in St. Mary’s, Ontario and quickly got interested in motorcycles by racing in the Southwestern Ontario Amateur Class. He started in mechanics by building and prepping cars for demolition derbies and quickly moved onto include motorcycle maintenance becoming a licenced technician in 2003.
Mike has a great interest in sport bikes and anything that goes fast! In his free time he enjoys doing track days with his Kawasaki ZX6R and traveling across Canada sharing his technician skills with the Parts Canada Superbike Series.
Daniel, an Ottawa Senators Fan, has taken on the all-important position of driver at the Ottawa Goodtime Centre. His interest in motorcycles stems from his background as a service assistant and from his passion for dirt bikes. He is the proud owner of a 2012 YZ 250 but one day hopes to own a flashy 1000CC bike.
In today’s customer service oriented society, timely, friendly, proactive service is my main priority, as the Accessories Manager I am dedicated in providing every customer with an awesome shopping experience and a smile. I grew up shopping at the Ottawa Goodtime Centre and now I am very proud to be a part of the team. “At Ottawa GoodTime Centre, you get the feeling of pride when you riidddeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” – Isabel
Michelle has been around motorcycles since before she moved to Ottawa in 1995 from Nova Scotia. When going out to play with her family on their toys, she makes sure they’re geared properly because to her safety is #1!
Pamela Dalgleish, born and raised in Kemptville, now lives in South Mountain with her 2 boys, ages 7 and 9. In her spare time she likes to take her Ninja ZZR-250 out to Calabogie with her boyfriend or go to the family home in Madawaska where she can hit the back country on 4 wheels!
An employee of OGC since July of 2015, Peter is an aspiring engineering student with a passion for motorcycles. After getting a start on his dad’s bikes, he soon acquired his own, which he works on regularly, a 1986 Ninja 1000R. He is difficult to miss standing 6’5” tall so your sure to recognize him in the accessories department!
When he is not at work, Adam enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and playing football. Although he did ride a motorcycle for a few years, he is working through a Psychology degree in school and has put his passion on hold. When he does get a chance to ride again, he would love to be on a BMW F800GS!
Parts Manager right-hand man
After completing the Parts Technician course in 2007, Joel joined the Ottawa Goodtime Centre team, working closely with Parts Manager Bruce. He started off with driving a XL250, RZ350, Polaris Explorer, YFZ450, and a TRX450r and then he decided he needed the biggest baddest machine–a 2010 Brute Force 750–to explore the Larose Forest to see how deep he can actually go! In his spare time he can also be found cruising on a Vulcan 900 custom SE.
Shipping/Receiving & Parts Specialist
Part-time parts specialist, full time Shipping & receiving Greg has been riding motorcycles for over 2 decades. Currently on the road with his Yamaha V-Max, you can see Greg at many of the area’s organized rides and rallies such as Ride for Dad and the Sudbury Freedom Rally.
Leslie has been riding since his early teens. He started with dirt bikes and transitioned to street bikes but is still riding both dirt and street bikes. “I enjoy all things Moto. At some point all bikes require parts and that’s where we come in!
Special Projects Manager
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